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1. ad-lib

adjective. ['ˈædˈlɪb'] with little or no preparation or forethought.

Synonyms

  • unprepared
  • unrehearsed
  • offhand
  • impromptu
  • off-the-cuff
  • extemporaneous
  • extemporary
  • extempore

Antonyms

  • careful
  • ready
  • refrain
  • exempt

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Rhymes with Ad Lib

  • glib
  • lib

Sentences with ad-lib


1. Noun Phrase
Students can ad lib or develop a script for a short play to perform for friends or family.

2. Salah-ad-Din_Yusuf_ibn-Ayyub

noun. sultan of Syria and Egypt; reconquered Jerusalem from the Christians in 1187 but was defeated by Richard Coeur de Lion in 1191 (1137-1193).

3. ad-lib

verb. ['ˈædˈlɪb'] perform without preparation.

Synonyms

  • execute
  • do
  • improvise
  • improvize
  • extemporize
  • extemporise

Antonyms

  • oven-ready
  • equipped
  • embattled
  • spread

4. ad-lib

adjective. ['ˈædˈlɪb'] said or done without having been planned or written in advance.

Synonyms

  • unwritten
  • unscripted

Antonyms

  • fall short of
  • stay in place
  • unmake

5. ad-lib

noun. ['ˈædˈlɪb'] remark made spontaneously without prior preparation.

Synonyms

  • input
  • comment

Antonyms

  • written
  • praise
  • fitted out

6. ad

noun. ['ˈæd'] a public promotion of some product or service.

Synonyms

  • packaging
  • preview
  • trailer
  • mailer
  • promotion
  • flier
  • direct mail
  • advert
  • prevue
  • broadsheet
  • circular
  • advertising
  • newspaper ad
  • teaser
  • handbill
  • commercial message
  • throwaway
  • newspaper advertisement
  • broadside
  • advertorial
  • top billing
  • commercial
  • publicity
  • advertizement
  • bill
  • promotional material
  • advertisement
  • flyer

Antonyms

  • discouragement
  • square
  • angular
  • noncyclic

Etymology

  • ad (Latin)

7. AD

adverb. in the Christian era; used before dates after the supposed year Christ was born.

Synonyms

  • AD
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